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Canada Violet

Natural History

The Canada Violet is a member of the Violet Family. It grows to 1 foot in height and has green heart shaped leaves with toothed margins which grow to 3 inches in length. The plant typically grows in moist coniferous forests at elevations between 6000-11500 feet.

The Canada Violet at right was photographed in Secret Canyon near Sedona.

Canada Violet typically blooms between April - September and produces white flowers with a triangular lower lip petal to 3/4 inches in width.

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